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Sticky Thread Sticky: New to Keto? - Look Here First *Frequently Asked Questions*

One of the most frequently asked questions is regarding ketostix. Many people ask if they are still in ketosis if the stick is only showing trace amounts of ketones. My response to this question would be that you are either in ketosis or you are not. If you are only showing trace amounts that could...

redheadlaw7‎, 11-11-2009 05:43 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: A Guide to Ketosis

I first heard about keto from this board 3 or 4 years ago, so this is where it all started for me. I've had fantastic results on keto, and I really believe in the validity of this diet - not only in terms of fat-loss, but also in terms of health-gain. There is a lot of understandable skepticism and...

shadowwalker021‎, 03-12-2011 10:10 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Keto Forum: The Best Of Threads..

Super Keto Link and Nutritional Info Resources Step By Step Keto Diet Plan! Supplement To The Step By Step Keto Diet Keto Diet Samples All You Need To Know About Fats and Oils PWO many choices........not really. Some Sciency Stuff! I would like to know more about Keto......

boyscouT‎, 08-14-2007 02:42 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Keto Diet Questions

please try and post all of your keto questions in this thread, there are just so many now. To start I have 2 of my own. Is it a good idea to take in lower than 50g carbs a day the first 3 days or so to get into ketosis more quickly? Second I have heard you say fitnessman that if you take in...

Manteca‎, 02-25-2002 08:57 AM
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CKD Carb up - unexpected results

Hey guys, I'd been doing "low" carb for quite some time but decided to go to CKD a week ago. I've spent the last 7 days at under 25g CHO/day and managed to keep my fats around 70-75%. According to the ketostix, I was in ketosis after the second day. I consume around 2,300 kcal/day with the...

kstono‎, 09-16-2016 11:21 PM
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Cool EXTREMELY high Triglycerides

29 year old male here that used to frequent these forums until I took an office job in 2012 and got married in 2013. Recently had blood work done and was diagnosed with diabetes (a1c 8.3), hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia. Total Cholesterol was over 500 and Triglycerides were over...

biggin66‎, 09-20-2016 01:33 PM
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6 Weeks on Keto- High Cholesterol

Hey there, So I have been doing keto for about 6 weeks now- Lost about 20 pounds, feel great. However, had my blood checked and my cholesterol rose from 280 to 320. HDL only 54, LDL at 247! I have been eating a lot of beef, sausage, bacon, cheese and eggs. Do I need to shift to lean protein...

Zarkus‎, 09-20-2016 04:36 AM
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Help with cutting calories KETO?

Recently over the summer i did a very nice bulk from 145 to 165. I made great gains, my bench, squat, pullups, pushups, and deadlifts all skyrocketed. i managed to gain probably 1 or 2 percent bodyfat though in the process. im looking to do a mini cut with keto to lose about 15 pounds to get a bit...

dabraham09‎, 09-11-2016 06:15 AM
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How effective is keto bulking?

Yes, I read the stickies and it said it was possible, so if I was going to go on a ckd with weekends as my carb up how effective would it be to bulk compared to a normal clean bulk? hoping to lose bf and gain muscle as well

bromantic‎, 06-09-2011 10:47 PM
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Post Is this normal for being on Keto?

Things I noticed while on keto for almost two weeks are: 1. Feel like i'm getting fatter. Fatter belly and man-boobs. 2. I am getting fat. Used to weigh 195 and now I weigh 199 since I began the keto. 3. I sweat a whole lot more! Like holy chit.. I used to sweat a lot but now I tend to sweat...

numbhazard‎, 09-14-2016 04:52 PM
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low carb tortilla bread any good for keto?

Hi, While shopping I found low carb tortilla warp bread. Each single bread (40 g) contains: 2g fat 12g carb 7g fiber/ zero sugar 5g protein Would this be good for keto diet? Bread craving is killing me.

arabhw‎, 09-17-2016 05:10 AM
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Should I be doing cardio before lifting? It's only way I'm able to lift heavy.

I am eating a calorie surplus and trying to gain muscle using low carb high fat high protein diet. Could anyone explain the science as to why this is working for me? I'm doing keto diet, so I'm not sure if it's exclusive to that or weight-lifting in general... but I don't have the burst energy...

cdxgym‎, 09-17-2016 05:18 PM
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Recommends for my keto diet?

My diet is mostly water, chicken, cheese, cream cheese, eggs, broccoli, avocado, peanut butter, greek yogurt, coconut milk, butter, coffee. I take whey protein and creatine, Some days I will have a bagel around workout time. Sometimes a multivitamin. Am I lacking something major in my nutrition?...

cdxgym‎, 09-16-2016 02:09 PM
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TKD - Fat post workout?

I've seen numerous statements that you shouldn't consume any fat for up to 2 hours post workout when doing TKD (Lyle McDonald even mentions it in "The Ketogenic Diet") I don't understand why not though, if I'm on a large calorie deficit my body needs that energy to function, it doesn't just...

N0F4tCh1cks‎, 09-15-2016 08:18 PM
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Post Peter Attia 74 minute presentation

I hope this is allowed, but Peter Attia gave a presentation that I enjoyed listening to:

mccyjcb‎, 09-08-2016 11:25 AM
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My Penis doesn't like Ketosis....

...anyone have any similar reactions?

wine‎, 09-11-2005 08:30 PM
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I'm Going to Cheat...HELP!

I'm cheating today....please someone come to my rescue.....I want ice cream!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm sick of settling for coconut flakes and almonds or celery and seasoned I want fruit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HELP SOMEONE PLEASE..

Sugaree888‎, 09-12-2016 03:43 PM
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Daily appetite cycle

I've noticed since starting keto, 1 week today, that for the 1st 6-8 hrs of the day, my appetite is much higher than after lunch time. Has anyone else had certain times of the day when their appetite is higher on a regular bases as well? Current daily intake up to this point. And I woke up at...

icetrauma‎, 09-13-2016 08:13 PM
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Staples for Keto

So about to start Keto. Have read some of the sticky's and FAQs and even recipes. One question I want to know is what are your staples in the Keto diet? Interested to hear as I start to go grocery shopping.

Rjeezie‎, 09-12-2016 02:00 PM
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Question Opinions on my macros for keto

So I just want some people opinions as to whether my macros should be working to get myself into ketosis. Tonight is Wednesday night and I've been eating high fat and almost no carb since Monday. Monday - 92g protein, 22g carb, 6g fiber, 141g fats - 1708 calories Tuesday - 116p, 35c, 13 fiber,...

MErdmann1007‎, 09-14-2016 07:58 PM
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Keto Macros

Ok, I used one of Keto Macro calculators from one of the stickies... but it just seems off to me. I don't know, maybe because my mind still isn't use to the difference yet, but does this look right? 2730 Cal 34g C (5%) 197g F (65%) 205g P (30%) I'm 32, 250 lbs, and trying to drop some...

Rjeezie‎, 09-14-2016 08:45 AM
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Talking Biometric results from today

Blood pressure: 128/82 total cholesterol: 157 HDL: 51 LDL: 90 Triglycerides: 76 Fasting glucose: 80 ( it was 103 last year!)

ThystleWeed2‎, 09-13-2016 04:52 PM
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Keto and Already Low Bodyfat

I am on a ketogenic diet to manage pain and other symptoms of a neurological disorder. I eat small portions of fruit occasionally within limits in order to supplement my electrolytes and add glucose when I feel it is necessary. I have only had one real, "cheat meal," in a span of several months...

EL37‎, 09-14-2016 06:58 AM
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vegetarian keto newbie

Hey guys new to keto i have been bulking for a while with a high carb diet. I weigh 100kg x 180cm @25yrs old and i would like to lose 10kg. I train for powerlifting and i would like to have some tips about a vegetarian type of diet with keto macros. The sources would be almost always: Milk 200ml...

xMorningAgainx‎, 09-13-2016 02:32 PM
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Standard Keto ratios or upped protein?

Hey y'all, another Keto question here. I'm trying to hit 10% body fat, and I hear a lot of people suggesting to up the protein intake on Keto , but I also hear people saying that it's not needed and that the 75/20/5 ratios are muscle sparing enough to stick to for even getting to sub 10. Anyone...

TWILC‎, 09-13-2016 11:19 AM
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Fruit before depletion work out? Quote from Lyle's book.

I've read the following in Lyle's book: 5 hours before depletion workout: consume 25-50 grams of carbohydrate with some protein to begin the shift out of ketosis. 2 hours before depletion workout: consume 25-50 grams of glucose and fructose (such as fruit) to refill liver glycogen. This was...

rsa86‎, 09-13-2016 10:19 AM
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skinny fat on keto- please help

hi all, i just started training, my goal is to lose belly fat and grow muscles on my legs and some on arms, just to be over all strong... I am 168cm (5'6) and around 54 kg (119) i am basically on the verge of underweight but my body fat percentage is 26% unfortunately all of that is concentrated...

sorsara‎, 09-12-2016 02:11 AM
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How to tell if you are out of keto?

Hey guys! I am wondering how do you tell if you have been knocked out of keto using a glucometer? I know they say ideally ketones should be between 1.5-3, but is going below 1 being out of keto? My morning readings are good but for example, I just tested and they read .4 so wondering if there is...

JenayS‎, 09-03-2016 12:53 PM
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Supplement keto safe? Cellucor Alpha Amino

As the title stats, wondering if this is keto safe? Label reads 0carb and 0sugar, but looking at the label I see things like sucralose. I've seen some back and forth on the forums about artificial sweeteners. I'm fairly new to keto concepts and attempting to enter ketosis for the first time. ...

atomic619jd‎, 09-12-2016 07:42 AM
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